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1. define: Operating System

1.1. The software that supports a computer's basic functions, such as scheduling tasks, executing applications, and controlling peripherals.

2. PC Operating Systems

2.1. Ubuntu

2.1.1. Pros: Is known to be the best operating system out of the 3, it has less fails and problems while working with it. Ubuntu's application system is the strongest point of their operating system

2.1.2. Cons: 1 2

2.1.3. Ubuntu is a computer operating system based on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution and is distributed as free and open source software with additional proprietary software available. It is named after the Southern African ethical principle Ubuntu ("humanity towards others"). Ubuntu provides an up-to-date, stable operating system for the average user, with a strong focus on usability and ease of installation. Web statistics suggest that Ubuntu's share of Linux desktop usage is about 50%, and upward trending usage as a web server. Ubuntu is sponsored by the UK-based company Canonical Ltd.


2.2. Windows 7

2.2.1. Pros: 1 2

2.2.2. Cons: 1 2

2.3. Mac OS X

2.3.1. Pros: 1 2

2.3.2. Cons: 1 2

3. Sources 2011


3.2. New node

4. define: Open Source

4.1. Denoting software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed with or without modification.

5. Smartphone Operating Systems

5.1. iOS

5.1.1. Pros: 1 2

5.1.2. Cons: 1 2

5.2. Android

5.2.1. Pros: As of March 31, 2011 Android has become the number one smart phone Today's Android offers the best combination of features, performance and support from the developer community in terms of application and the fact that it can run on even a sub

5.2.2. Cons: 1 2

5.3. RIM

5.3.1. Pros: 1 2

5.3.2. Cons: 1 2

5.4. Symbian

5.4.1. Pros: 1 2

5.4.2. Cons: 1 2